Sunday, November 29, 2009

DISNEY'S "THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG" - EXCELLENT REVIEWS



Walt Disney Pictures is proud to present the new animated musical adventure “THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG,” which released in NY and LA on 11/25 and nationwide on December 11th, featuring Disney’s first-ever African-American princess!

The critics are agreeing that “The Princess and the Frog” is an instant classic that’s perfect for the entire family so don’t miss this grand musical adventure this holiday season!

TIME - November 24, 2009
“Musker and Clements, the New Old Men, have bucked the odds and made a cartoon feature that is true to vintage Disney traditions yet moves with a contemporary verve and bounce. In an amazing year for animation, ‘The Princess and the Frog’ is up at the top. Go on, give it a big kiss.” Excerpt from review by: Richard Corliss

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER - November 24, 2009
“Bottom Line: Disney brilliantly rediscovers hand-drawn animation and the value of story... This is the best Disney animated film in years... Princess and the Frog reawakens your appreciation of the timeless beauty of the classic style while evoking a fantastic world with such warmth, vigor and confidence that you surrender to its happy lunacy.” Excerpt from Review by: Kirk Honeycutt

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - November 24, 2009
“The filmmakers trust in story over special effects, and character over celebrity voices... They steep the movie in colloquial American culture. They offer a sophisticated musical experience accessible even to the youngest ears. And in doing so, the creative team behind The Princess and the Frog upholds the great tradition of classic Disney animation.” Excerpt from Review by: Lisa Schwarzbaum

USA TODAY - November 24, 2009
“Disney's 'Princess and the Frog' is royally charming... The movie captures the traditional Disney aesthetic, with some up-to-date spins. Tiana is African-American, while Naveen's ethnic origins are less evident. The film embraces diversity in a natural way.” Excerpt from Review by: Claudia Puig

LOS ANGELES TIMES - November 25, 2009
“With "The Princess and the Frog" they've gotten just about everything right. The dialogue is fresh-prince clever, the themes are ageless, the rhythms are riotous and the return to a primal animation style is beautifully executed.” Excerpt from review by: Betsy Sharkey

BOX OFFICE 27 November 2009

Movie/Weekend/Gross

The Twilight Saga: New Moon $42.5M $231M
The Blind Side $40.1M $100M
2012 $18M $139M
Old Dogs $16.8M $24.1M
A Christmas Carol $16M $105M
Ninja Assassin $13.1M $21M
Planet 51 $10.2M $28.5M
Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire $7.09M $32.4M
Fantastic Mr. Fox $7.02M $10.1M
The Men Who Stare at Goats $1.52M $30.5M

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Ice Scream: The Remix - Mike's NetFlix 411



Hey movie fans! It’s the Thanksgiving holiday and what better way to celebrate is by watching, ICE SCREAM: THE REMIX. I finally got the chance to watch some of my NetFlix movie’s tonight - - 3 more to go!

Ice Scream: The Remix is a pretty nutty horror flick…it totally has over the top blood splatter!! (LOL) Seriously – there’s nothing wrong with some blood and T.A., right?

The movie’s about this ice cream owner - - - and his business isn’t doing that good. So…he decides to revamp the business by having his ALREADY attractive workers - - transform into the “Scoopettes”. (Bobbi Billard, Akira Lane, and Gelusa Zaripova) These ladies are now serving ice cream in miniskirts and bikini tops! But wait…that’s not all – the ice cream names have all changed – now they serve…Orgasmic Orange, Virgin Vanilla, and Peppermint Panties! (LOL)

The first ever Adult Ice Cream shop! Damn…where can I find one?!

Well, there’s a reason they call it – Ice SCREAM…one by one – these lovely ladies are being killed - - by an axe…a butcher knife…you even see the first ever HOT Banana Sundae (watch it) If you’re looking for a fun, corky horror flick – check out the ladies of Ice Scream: The Remix.

Oh, I knew the killer from tha beginning - - I’m good. (LOL)

bobbi billard Pictures, Images and Photos

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Ninja Assassin - Mike's Movie Review



Hey Ninja fans!! You knew I had to do it – after making a few calls and getting denied at the door! I did it…yes, I became a “brown” ninja and used my ninja skillz...I got into the Edwards Theater! YES…I had to see it…NINJA ASSASSIN. (LOL) Was it dope? Hell to tha Yeah!! This flick was off the chain! People…the first 5 minutes of the movie - - - CRAZZYYY BLOOD AND GUTS! I LOVED IT!

This movie is defiantly a date flick! (LOL)

Ninja Assassin stars super kick butt dude…Rain. He was in Speed Racer…remember? How about this – the dude’s a Korean pop star…huge following!! Ok, you’re probably saying to yourself – can a pop star be a supa NINJA! Hell to tha Yeah!!

OK, let me tell you about the movie - this secret ninja clan takes little kids from the streets and makes them into killer assassins. Well, Raizo (Rain) is one of these dudes..."SOMETHING" happens to Raizo and he decides to go after the clan...yes...the WHOLE NINJA CLAN! With the help with chick - he plans on taking them out...any way he can.

People...Ninja Assassin has some kick ass fight scenes - - haven't seen stuff like this in a long time...but...be prepared...there's a lot of blood, guts, heads being chopped off, legs sliced, ninja stars in eye balls...EVERYTHING! IT'S AWESOME! (LOL)

This Thanksgiving holiday - grab the loved ones and see NINJA ASSASSIN!
It's all about family! (LOL)

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Top Video Rentals

1 The Ugly Truth
2 Up
3 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
4 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
6 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
7 Orphan
8 Aliens in the Attic
9 The Proposal
10 I Love You, Beth Cooper

BOX OFFICE 20 November 2009

Movie/Weekend/Gross

The Twilight Saga: New Moon $143M $143M
The Blind Side $34.1M $34.1M
2012 $26.4M $108M
Planet 51 $12.3M $12.3M
A Christmas Carol $12.3M $79.8M
Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire $10.9M $21.3M
The Men Who Stare at Goats $2.83M $27.7M
Couples Retreat $1.94M $105M
The Fourth Kind $1.75M $23.4M
This Is It $1.62M $70.3M

Monday, November 16, 2009

Hollywood rethinks use of A-list actors!

Films are showing that a good concept trumps star power!

Hollywood studios are now thinking twice about splurging on A-list movie stars and costly productions in reaction to the poor economy, but also because of the surprising success of recent films with unknown actors.

After buddy comedy "The Hangover," a movie with a little-known cast, made $459 million at the global boxooffice this past summer, several films have shown that a great concept or story can trump star appeal when it comes to luring fans.

"District 9," a low-budget movie in which the biggest stars were space aliens treated like refugees and the lead actor was South African Sharlto Copley, made $200 million. Thriller "Paranormal Activity," starring Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat, has cash registers ringing to the tune of $100 million.

Next up, on Nov. 20, comes Summit Entertainment's relatively low-budget ($50 million) franchise movie "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," a sequel to 2008 hit vampire romance "Twilight" which made global stars of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Online ticket sellers report "New Moon" is one of their highest presale movies of all time, and boxoffice watchers expect the film to have a smash opening.

"Nobody says that a big wonderful movie needs to be expensive, it's just that that's been the trend, and perhaps the trend is misguided," said USC cinema professor Jason Squire.

Last weekend, "Disney's A Christmas Carol," featuring the voice of comic actor Jim Carrey, became the latest celebrity-driven movie to stumble at boxoffices, opening to a lower-than-expected $30 million.

Aside from Carrey and "Carol," which cost at least $175 million, A-listers who suffered boxoffice flops recently have included Bruce Willis ("Surrogates"), Adam Sandler ("Funny People"), Will Ferrell ("Land of the Lost"), Eddie Murphy ("Imagine That") and Julia Roberts ("Duplicity").

"The (major movie) machine didn't fly last summer, if you look at the movies and the names, they were not star-driven movies, they really weren't," said Peter Guber, chairman of Mandalay Entertainment and former head of Sony Pictures.

Hollywood insiders say A-listers are having trouble with salary demands in the $15 million range or participation approaching 20% of gross profits -- deals that were once somewhat common for top talent. Instead, they are being asked to take less money upfront and greater compensation only if a film breaks even.

In "New Moon," Pattinson and Stewart rekindle their romance between an immortal vampire and a high school girl that they brought to silver screens in last year's adaptation from Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" books.

At the time, Pattinson and Stewart were unknown stars but that did not hurt "Twilight," which made $384 million at global boxoffices and gave Summit a bona fide franchise.

It's not unusual for franchises like the "Harry Potter" movies to begin with unknown actors, but as the films' popularity takes root, production budgets relax and actor, producer and other salaries soar.

But in recent years, Hollywood has been racked by the recession, competition from video games and the Web, declining DVD sales and fewer licensing deals with television networks

This week, Disney chief Bob Iger said in a conference call that the sluggish DVD market is one reason the major studio has altered its moviemaking. "It causes us to really reconsider not only what we're investing in our films, but how we market them and how we distribute them," he said.

For its part, fledgling Summit has positioned "Twilight" as a franchise for the recession era by keeping the pressure on the costs for "New Moon," and Hollywood producers are praising them for it.

"Good for them, they are really keeping the costs down. It is unusual," said Lauren Shuler Donner, a producer on the "X-Men" films and 2008's "The Secret Life of Bees."

Summit, whose executives declined to be interviewed, took a page from the playbook of "The Lord of the Rings" by shooting the second and third films back-to-back this summer.

When director Peter Jackson made his three "Lord of the Rings" films simultaneously 10 years ago, it was a novel idea that reduced costs because actors, sets, costumes, locations and other items only had to be assembled and paid for once.

Similarly, by shooting the next two "Twilight" movies together, Summit kept the cost of the third film, "Eclipse," due June 30, around $60 million, one source said.

"What I like is they didn't have a long window (between films), they went in to make a franchise, they didn't go in to see if they had a franchise," said Warren Zide, producer on the "American Pie" and "Final Destination" movies.

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BOX OFFICE 13 November 2009

2012 $65M $65M
A Christmas Carol $22.3M $63.3M
The Men Who Stare at Goats $6.2M $23.4M
Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire $6.09M $8.91M
This Is It $5.1M $67.2M
The Fourth Kind $4.74M $20.6M
Couples Retreat $4.25M $102M
Paranormal Activity $4.2M $104M
Law Abiding Citizen $3.93M $67.3M
The Box $3.19M $13.2M

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Ninja Assassin



It's going down this weekend at the Roxy. We have a little party going down for the new KICK AZZ movie, NINJA ASSASSIN!

Ninja Assassin in theaters 11/25

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Dallas - - - Weekend Event

Burger King Corp.’s Annual Fútbol KingdomSM National Tour Arrives To Kiest Park

For one day, families and soccer-enthusiasts in Dallas will be able to enjoy the FREE soccer-themed event featuring freestyle soccer exhibitions by the BK® Fútboladores, one-of-a-kind soccer games, and much more.

WHAT:
Burger King Corp. kicks-off its second annual national tour FÚTBOL KINGDOMSM, a
series of free, innovative, street level fútbol events to be held in eight markets across the U.S. The interactive FÚTBOL KINGDOMSM experience is designed to encourage active lifestyle choices by providing families with a venue to spend time together in a fun, energetic setting.

Surrounded by an array of thrilling challenges and activities, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in off-the-wall games such as:

• Domina Como Rey (Dominate Like a King): an individual or team activity where consumers showcase their ball control prowess by juggling the ball without dropping it and competing to be the record holder on the “Leader Board.”

• Los Reyes del Balón (Kings of the Ball): a 3-on-3 speed soccer game where players of all skill levels participate in friendly competition; the first team to score remains on the field.

• Mata Penales (Point Killer): consists of a single player acting as the goalie and facing a speed kick machine to determine if he or she has what is take to block a pro level shot.

In addition, participants will enjoy Burger King® $1 double cheeseburgers and
Dr Pepper® product samplings at this event, while supplies last.

WHO:
Master of Ceremonies George X, one of the leading sports and entertainment personalities in the U.S. Hispanic market, acting as host of the award-winning soccer reality show “Retro Final Nissan” on FOX Sports en Español and the Spanish voice of ESPN’s X Games coverage.

In addition, this year FÚTBOL KINGDOMSM debuts the BK® Fútboladores, a team of four soccer exhibitionists who will perform a choreographed show chockfull of soccer juggling tricks and precision moves, all set to high-energy music.


WHEN: Sunday, November 15
12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

BK® Fútboladores Performances (30 minute duration)
1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Kiest Park
2179 West Kiest Boulevard
Dallas

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

BOX OFFICE 6 November 2009

A Christmas Carol $30.1M $30.1M
This Is It $13.2M $57M
The Men Who Stare at Goats $12.7M $12.7M
The Fourth Kind $12.2M $12.2M
Paranormal Activity $8.28M $97.1M
The Box $7.57M $7.57M
Couples Retreat $6.13M $95.7M
Law Abiding Citizen $6M $60.7M
Where the Wild Things Are $4.18M $69.2M
Astro Boy $2.63M $15.1M


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Ninja Assassin



Ninja Assassin Movie Clip - Do You Remember

This movie's going to be off tha chain!!

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

The Fourth Kind

"If twenty-five to thirty million people are experiencing the same thing, how do you brush that under the rug?"
~Marie D. Jones, Paranormal Writer/Researcher


THE FOURTH KIND opens in theaters THIS FRIDAY. Examine the evidence yourself and then decide what YOU believe…

On behalf of Universal Pictures, I would like to let you know that a NEW featurette for THE FOURTH KIND has just debuted on FEARnet.com. Learn more about why the experts say these similar experiences can't just be thought of as coincidence...

Visit http://www.fearnet.com / http://www.fearnet.com/news/b17233_exclusive_paranormal_researcher_looks.html - to watch paranormal writer/researcher Marie D. Jones discuss encounters of THE FOURTH KIND, and why you should believe.


The Fourth Kind arrives in theaters THIS FRIDAY

You decide at www.facebook.com/thefourthkind





About THE FOURTH KIND:

In 1972, a scale of measurement was established for alien encounters. When a UFO is sighted, it is called an encounter of the first kind. When evidence is collected, it is known as an encounter of the second kind. When contact is made with extraterrestrials, it is the third kind. The next level, abduction, is the fourth kind. This encounter has been the most difficult to document...until now.

Structured unlike any film before it, The Fourth Kind is a provocative thriller set in modern-day Nome, Alaska, where—mysteriously since the 1960s—a disproportionate number of the population has been reported missing every year. Despite multiple FBI investigations of the region, the truth has never been discovered.

Here in this remote region, psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich) began videotaping sessions with traumatized patients and unwittingly discovered some of the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented.

Using never-before-seen archival footage that is integrated into the film, The Fourth Kind exposes the terrified revelations of multiple witnesses. Their accounts of being visited by alien figures all share disturbingly identical details, the validity of which is investigated throughout the film.

Release date: November 6, 2009
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Thriller
Directed by: Olatunde Osunsanmi
Story by: Olatunde Osunsanmi & Terry Lee Robbins
Screenplay by: Olatunde Osunsanmi
Produced by: Paul Brooks, Joe Carnahan, Terry Lee Robbins
Executive Producers: Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt, Ioana Miller
Co-Executive Producers: David Pupkewitz, Jon Bjarni Gudmundsson, Vinca Liane Jarrett
Website: www.thefourthkind.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thefourthkind
Twitter: www.twitter.com/thefourthkind
Images: http://www.specialopsmedia.com/assets/Universal/TheFourthKind_Photos.zip
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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Sandra and Jackie on Channel 26

Hey people! I just wanted to say congratulations to my personal psychic Sandra Logan and her partner Jackie for making it on Channel 26.




Check out her site - she does readings...ask me - I'll give you tha low down!

http://www.alexandrialogan.com/

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Top Video Rentals

1 The Proposal
2 Land of the Lost
3 Year One
4 Monsters vs Aliens
5 Drag Me to Hell
6 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
7 My Life in Ruins
8 Management
9 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
10 Imagine That

BOX OFFICE 30 October 2009

This Is It $23.2M $34.4M
Paranormal Activity $16.4M $84.6M
Law Abiding Citizen $7.4M $51.5M
Couples Retreat $6.46M $87M
Where the Wild Things Are $5.93M $62.7M
Saw VI $5.27M $22.5M
Astro Boy $3.46M $11.3M
The Stepfather $3.21M $24.6M
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant $3.1M $10.8M
Amelia $3.03M $8.34M